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FOX News
Oct 29, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. new york and new jersey are not the on states bracing for this dangerous superstorm. sandy to could have a devastating frequent the east coast to the great lakes. for more on the path meteorologist janice dean. >> reporter: we just got the latest advisory. the storm has sped up. moving northwest at 28 miles an hour. that will put the center of the storm which is still a hurricane, 90-mile-per-hour sustained winds on the jersey coastline by around 6:00 p.m. so the actual center of the storm making landfall around 6:00 p.m. along the jersey shore but we are feeling the effects of the storm well south and north of it. you can see the eye coming close so it many moving quickly and we are going to see landfall of the tropical system within the next couple hours. we are talking about hybrid storms and perhaps an extra tropical storm. but i belief we are seeing a hurricane making landfall in the next several hours. conditions are already deteriorating. we are seeing storm surge at battery park manhattan. that's already higher than irene when it made landfall. on top of that wave of 20-30 f
Current
Oct 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
note that says due to power outages caused by superstorm sandy our wen web site is experiencing technical difficulties. we're working to get the site back to normal. they have a bear bones situation -- a bare bones situation going on. sites are coming back up. on twitter we're tweeting at bp show. shelley brown says the president made the right decision to coordinate government action from the white house. here is our national leader in the face of a national disaster. >> bill: he's on it. he's on the job. by the way obama campaign announcing this morning president bill clinton will be campaigning today in commerce city colorado, and denver, colorado. and vice president biden on friday will be going to wisconsin for his next campaign trip. so the election -- even if there are no campaign events scheduled for obama and romney, mark, what do you make of the national polls that show romney and obama tied? >> first of all, they don't matter obviously at the end of the day. it is interesting to look at but we have electoral college. president obama is ahead in the electoral college.
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
injuries. >>> superstorm sandy is taking a devastating toll on the east coast. >>> and for travel exit's another day of cancellations and rerouted flights, but the situation is improving here at sfo. we'll explain why -- coming up. >> reporter: and the countdown to the ticker tape parade for the giants is coming up. we'll have more later. >>> good morning of the i'm dave clark. welcome to "mornings on 2." >> tori campbell. >>> breaking news in san jose. crews rushed there after a report of an explosion. alex savidge is on the scene. what do we know so far, alex? >> reporter: well, still a very active scene here. san jose firefighters inside this home behind us here, trying to make sure this fire is knocked down. there is one gentleman sitting here with a blanket around him. one of the people inside the home this morning. five people were inside at the -- in the home at the time, includinging who were hurt. tell me about the injuries. >> minor burns just from exposure to the heat. >> reporter: we heard this started with an explosion? >> that was the report. the report was an explosion fir
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
superstorm sandy. we pray for them because we know it has got to be difficult. some people don't have heat. some people can't get gasoline, food. so our hearts go out to all of the people trying to recover. bill: thank you, sir. i appreciate you saying that. a lot of our colleagues affected by this certainly our friend and neighbors all over the east coast. thank you for that. what about a secretary of business? good idea? >> i, no, not a good idea. first i think governor romney summed it up best. we don't need a secretary of business. we need a president who understands business. there in lies the difference. here's the second point. if it took president obama four years to come up with this lame idea of a secretary of business, i certainly don't want to give him four more years to come up with another lame idea while this economy is still running on fumes. that's the bottom line. bill: he says instead of nine different departments dealing with things like giving loans to small business administration or helping companies with exports you put them all in one department. you're kicking tha
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
power because of superstorm sandy, bringing in this blizzard. we've been all over the area. we can tell you, it is like a ghost town in some areas. no gas stations are open. the hospital is operating on generator power only. they're only seeing emergencies today. also all of the gas stations that are closed as well. we've also been in the upper elevations where we've seen downed trees and power lines. that is causing a big problem. they're going to have to get with that. it will take a while. back to you. martha: boy, kelly, good to have you there to get the story out because it is, it is awful. and it is cold on top of everything else for all the poor people who have no power in their homes. kelly, thank you very much. we'll see more later on today. bill: you don't expect to see something like that after this storm but there it is, in plain sight. the storm damage in new york city is stunning too. these floodwaters they run like rivers through parts of lower manhattan now. we will take you there live in a moment. wow, screen left. martha: that is one of the most devastating storie
FOX News
Nov 2, 2012 1:00pm EDT
we'll go back to our top story on what has happened in the four days since superstorm sandy hit the surging anger over no power, no heat, no gasoline, and in many cases no help. who may suffer from the fallout. >> they are take generators. they are taking law enforcement off the job with the opportunity to help people and stopping looters. >> people here are still hurting and they are looking for people. it's crazy. [ male announcer ] are you considering a new medicare plan? then you may be looking for help in choosing the right plan for your needs. so don't wait. call now. whatever your health coverage needs, unitedhealthcare can help you find the right plan. open enrollment to choose your medicare coverage begins october 15th and ends december 7th. so now is the best time to review your options and enroll in a plan. medicare has two main parts, parts a and b, to help cover a lot of your expenses, like hospital care... and doctor visits. but they still won't cover all of your costs. now's the time to learn about unitedhealthcare plans that may be right for you. are you looking for
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
superstorm. you are looking at a live picture from the jersey coast. big waves, a lot more on sandy, coming up. >>> welcome back. here's a look at sandy and the wet weather from d.c. to virginia beach, delmarva peninsula, philadelphia it is going to be as good as advertising unprecedented storm hits the northeast today through next couple of days. if you are heading that way, thousands of flights cancelled from now through wednesday. more news from eric. >>> 4:43. crowd of die-hard fans traveled to detroit to watch the giants sweep the tigers. wayne freedman was among the fans who flew to comerica park. >> do you believe this? >> no, it is still i'm in a dream state out of respect for detroit fans i didn't want to jump up and down in my seat. >> sweep is the same anywhere. i was in texas with a panda hat on my head, come on. >> the giants fans in comerica park watched in temperatures in the 30s. they say it was worth it. >>> let's see how your commute is going. >>> good morning. fog is the factor this morning. it comes up quickly and very thick. you can see a bit of a haze this is t
KICU
Oct 28, 2012 11:30pm PDT
complex, which is why we're call taking superstorm. hurricane sandy a category 1 with winds of 70 miles per hour. you can pick out the circulation. we can show you, this the current position about 280 miles east of cape hatteras as we take a closer inspection and already the rainbands beginning to push onshore. still center out in the atlantic, but that will be changing as we head into late monday and tuesday. so here is the overall setup. we have the hurricane with winds of 00 miles per hour, moving to the north at 13, beginning to make that turn we have the cool weather -- cold weather system and both will combine to produce excessive rainfall, extreme rainfall rates and very strong winds and of course, the significant snow and also the high seas. so here is the forecast track. late tomorrow night into tuesday, this storm weakens into a tropical storm in adepression and moves onshore and nopes the energy of that cold weather system. so the result with rainfall very excessive. the bright yellows and reds correspond to 7-9" right around the periphery, 2-3, 3-6 inch in parts of pen
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
east coast takes a direct hit from sandy. >> the deadly superstorm, knocking out power to millions. crippling new york city with a wall of water and a massive power outage. >> overnight, hospitals evacuated. a damaged crane dangling 90 stories up. what a long night it's been. and daylight will reveal so much more. a special edition of "america this morning," the perfect storm, begins right now. >>> and good morning, everyone. we begin straight away this morning with the very latest on sandy. a historic storm in so many ways. more than a dozen deaths are being blamed on sandy right now. and that number is likely to rise. >> some 5 million people are without power so far, from all along the eastern seaboard. even into the midwest. today, also, stock markets will be closed again for a second-straight day. a continuation of their first unplanned shutdown since the 9/11 attacks. >>> and at this hour, there is breaking news from queens, new york, where as many as 50 homes have been destroyed by fire. the heavy winds are making it extremely difficult to battle the flames. nearly 200 firef
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
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CNBC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
from superstorm sandy. they always make us say that. >> i think there's confusion as to call it a hurricane or not. when you have the death toll rising like we've seen. >> you don't want to say things like that but the questions are whether it's a hurricane or not and new york the government is pushing back saying -- >> it was three storms or at least two. >> pushing back on the insurers saying you can't take these hurricane, the deductibles because this was not a hurricane when it hit new york shores. that's a big deal for a lot of home and businesses. >> wow. lot of time there's wind versus flood, they parse the difference. >> wind versus water. >> and some of the hurricane deductibles were 1% to 5% of the value of the home so that's he a big deal and issue. residents in new york city are without power, tensions are starting to run high. residents are struggling to fuel their cars and get to work. scott cohn joins us from lower manhattan. >> reporter: hi, becky. here we are in water street in the financial district where there's no power and look, no traffic. now take a look upt
CNN
Oct 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
. in the northeast, there are fears that sandy could become a superstorm dumping heavy rains and downing power lines across several states and check out these images that we're getting from ft. lauderdale, florida. ocean waves spilling on to city streets there. the national hurricane center has issued tropical storm warnings and watches for parts of florida and the carolinas. alexandria steele joining us with more on this storm's path. what have you found out in the last couple of minutes? >> this is an incredible, powerful, hybrid of a storm and you talked about the track. the track with this, a lot of consensus. here's a look. this is saturday morning, the center of circulation. right now we've got tropical storm force winds extending 450 miles out from the center. it's a behemoth of a storm. so, here's the potential, again, to move northeast, expecting sunday night into monday you can see the center of circulation coming onshore in the del marva somewhere between new york and washington, d.c. worst coastal damage just north of where that center makes landfall. but on this map,
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 11:35pm PDT
emergency as the superstorm heads closer to land. hurricane sandy is expected to merge with two wintry weather systems. and it's being dubbed frankenstorm. hurricane sandy is expected to come ashore early tuesday, somewhere around delaware. >>> roberta is keeping an eye on that, as well as a tsunami warning. >> it's just amazing, because all of this has been developing and changing minute by minute. in hawaii, there's a tsunami warning. they're not taking it lightly. you have to remember in 2011 when a tsunami caused a considerable amount of damage throughout the hawaii island. this was all caused because there was a 7.7 earthquake in a rural area of canada. but nevertheless, it triggered the tsunami warning in hawaii. and we now have a tsunami advisory. 80 miles to the northwest of san francisco. it does encompass point arena and fort bragg. the advisory basically means monitor the conditions, stay out of the water. there could be some very large waves. there could also be some very large currents. this again is a developing situation, so we'll keep a watchful eye on that. >>> meanwhi
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 6:30pm PDT
of emergency as a fearsome superstorm threatens the eastern seaboard. hurricane sandy is building strength over the atlantic ocean. the fear is as it moves closer inland sandy will run into two winter weather systems. creating one huge storm called frankenstorm. and for the very latest on say. let's check in with roberta gonzales in the weather center. >> 630 million people will be i want pacted -- impacted by hurricane sandy. which right now take a look at this. you can see it crawling up the eastern third of the united states. and it's threatening to smack that part of the country with the torrential rains, the high winds, the majored inning in the power outage -- major outages and the poweroutages one week before election day. between maryland and new england, but this is not just a coastal event. this is going to go well inland and as ann was noting it will collide with two other systems being a superstorm. up to 12 inches of rain is likely before much of this turns to snow inland. power outages with wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour, and something else occurring and we also
CNBC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
on sunday. >>> equity trading will try to get back to normal today after superstorm sandy forced the new york stock exchange and the nasdaq to wait out the storm and stay close from the last two days. if investors areomin back today, they may be wondering whether there's going to be extra volatility. ira harris joins us right now from the cme group in chicago. what's the sense you get? i've actually been surprised by how orderly all of this has been to date. >> it has been orderly, but i think that's because we've been taking our reads off of the european markets, which have held up pretty well. better than well. and where we are positioned when the storm hit -- well, let me say my deepest sympathies for everybody out on the east coast who has to deal with this. especially, joe, ken langone who was sick in the hospital with pneumonia. >> oh, i didn't know that. >> but let's go with the stocks. we're at such critical junctures here. it's an amazing thing, when i was going through my work the last couple days, to see the convergence of 200 moving day averages. it's a mean reversion. so
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
bloomberg, citing superstorm sandy. the independent mayor wrote an op-ed for bloomberg.com saying he'll vote for the president because of his record on climate change. and it reads in part this. "the devastation that hurricane sandy brought to new york city and much of the northeast brought the stakes of tuesday's presidential election into sharp relief. one sees climate change as an urgent problem that threatens our planet. one does not. i want our president to place scientific evidence and risk management above electoral politics." again mayor bloomberg on the edge of issues that really affect this country that people don't take seriously and then they find out too late. an endorsement, of course, from mayor michael bloomberg for president obama. that's great, right? >> it is a fine endorsement. jon meacham, you're an historian. have you heard of an endorsement of a candidate that goes on to read this way? if the 1994 or 2003 version of mitt romney were running for president, i may well have voted for him. because like so many other independents, i have found the past four years to be
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on the recovery. kimberly? >> raj, the president visited with victims of the superstorm in new jersey. the state where sandy came ashore was hardest hit. after his tour, he pledged federal support for the long haul. president barack obama joined new jersey state governor chris christie to get a firsthand look at what sandy left behind. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: a long-time supporter of republican presidential nominee mitt romney, christy is today praising the president's handling of sandy. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me since before the storm hit. i think this is our sixth conversation since the weekend. and it's been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do. >> reporter: the loss estimated to be in the billions. in seaside heights on the jersey shore, the boardwalk has been ripped apart. the amusement park there before and after the storm. the roller coaster now in the atlantic ocean. f
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
following superstorm sandy, president obama is back on the campaign trail today. the commander in chief spend wednesday in new jersey touring the devastation along the coastline. but he's making up for lost time today with rallies in nevada, colorado and wisconsin. mitt romney spent the day campaigning in virginia. more than 19 million people have already cast early ballots, but those won't be counted until november 6th. >>> state prosecutors in pennsylvania are reportedly announcing criminal charges against former longtime penn state president graham spanier. sources say the charges are based on e-mails that suggest spanier and others decided not to tell child welfare authorities about the allegations against jerry sandusky. sandusky was transferred to state prison where he will serve 30 to 60 years behind bars. >>> more than 1,000 residents near louisville, kentucky, are waiting to return to their homes after workers accidently sparked a chemical fire at the site of a train derailment. at least three workers suffered serious burns. residents outside the evacuation zone have been warne
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 2:05am EDT
east coast. hurricane sandy, a superstorm. it could affect 50 million people along the east coast. we have all of this covered including the political ramifications of the storm in the coming days. we are nine days to go until the election. i want to go live first to asbury bark on the new jersey shore where we go through the latest, including what you were talking about. we could see the aftereffects through election day. >> exactly, david. this is a monster storm. right now, it's about 260 miles south-southeast of cape hatteras but it's also 395 miles east of new york city. it is a sprawling system. tropical force winds extend out 500 miles from the center of the storm. this is 1,000 miles in diameter. it's making its way along the coast. right now, it's a category 1 storm. it's going to parallel the coast for 24 hours. late monday night, early tuesday morning, the path of the storm brings it on shore in central coastal new jersey. the worst part of the storm is the northeast quadrant. that northeast quadrant, if it follows this path, we expect it to will put it in line for coas
CNN
Nov 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
hurricane sandy. the northeast absolutely devastated by the superstorm. we are learning because of the response to sandy and because of concerns to climate change, the mayor of new york city, mayor michael bloomberg is endorsing president obama. wolf blitzer, i want to go to you and ask. i interviewed the mayor a month or two ago and asked if he'd open up an endorsement. does this surprise you? >> he was on the sidelines four years ago. it is a surprise coming this late but he wrote this long article just now and i just been reading it, brooke and made the case given what happened in new york and new jersey and connecticut over the past few days, the results of this superstorm, the potential as he believes that global warming could have a potential impact, he thinks the issue is so important that there's a significant difference between president obama and mitt romney on this issue. he has now formally gone forward and explained why he thinks president obama should be re-elected. he doesn't like what he says is the flip flopping coming from mitt romney in the past. he writes he has tak
CNN
Nov 1, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. superstorm may have devoured the homes entirely before sandy hit they evacuated inland to beach haven west and sandy absolutely by the looks of the pictures slammed beach haven west very, very hard and now they got to see what sandy do their homes. mike galanos with sister network hln hopped on the phone with me from new jersey. mike, in talking to these people before they go home, hopefully they have a home to go home to, what were they telling you? >> reporter: you know, you kind of nailed it, brooke. the emotions were all over the place. i was standing with 200 or 300 people together. they were coming together and lived near each other and never talked were now talking and there was an excitement, there was an anxiousness. a real pit in their stomach as to what are we going to see? our crew had a chance to walk in as they were walking in so basically look and see what's left of their home, their life. it was very emotional. i walked in with a mom and a son, just the son's lived his whole life there. probably in his early 20s and they were trying to keep a good, strong attitude but it wa
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 11:35pm EDT
bracing for impact, as hurricane sandy rapidly approaches, threatening to morph into a rare superstorm as it barrels up the east coast. abc's ginger zee of our extreme weather team is on the ground in florida with the latest. >> reporter: as hurricane sandy rumbles through the atlantic, just a few hundred miles from the east coast, its path of destruction has already killed at least 30 people across the caribbean. from space, you can clearly see the size of this thing. it has tropical storm force winds extending almost 300 miles. it's shield of clouds stretching almost 2,000 miles. the storm is far enough away that florida will escape the brunt of the danger, but what we can't escape is beach erosion. the search punding up and over. this should not be happening right here. the beach usually starts about 50 yards out. through the weekend, sandy will snake around the coast, lashing the carolinas with its western-most tentacles before making its dirty turn directly toward the u.s. somewhere from the mid-atlantic to new england. >> when you factor in the unusual track that it's going to be
CW
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
-- sandy could merge with two other winter weather systems to become a superstorm bringing high winds, torrential rain and heavy snow to a third of the country. widespread power outages are another concern. crews from illinois are already en route to the east coast ready to help get it back on in hard hit areas. sandy may also put a damper on halloween plans. >> on wednesdays, they -- the least chance of rain and hopefully it will hold out and let them go trick-or-treating. >> reporter: now even if irene -- i'm sorry, even if sandy only hits land as a category 1, everyone remembers that last year irene was a relatively low strength storm but caused 15 billion dollars in damages. reporting live, i'm randall pinkston, back to you ann. >>> the water is back on but the people living on treasure island can't use it. what left them without water for nearly 12 hours and what they have to do now to keep from getting sick. >> did somebody mention water? well, by now i'm certain you've heard rain is in the halloween forecast. we fired up the live top top. the tea you -- doppler radar. the day y
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
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FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
and we begin with an extreme weather alert. superstorm sandy prompting warnings in governors up and down the east coast. >> the state of emergency was declared this morning in anticipation of hurricane sandy, i signed that around eleven o'clock this morning and expected to be severe and potentially devastating storm. >> alisyn: that's not the only weather concern, residents in hawaii are on alert after a tsunami warning was issue there. and all the things, we'll have a live update for you. >> meanwhile, in politics, a big boost this morning for mitt romney, the republican candidate for president snagging an endorsement for the des moines register, in iowa. and something that the paper hasn't done in 40 years, we'll explain it coming up. >> plus calls for help denied in benghazi and we don't have any answers. >> a former cia operative says the lack of a response is a disgrace, we'll hear from him coming up. "fox & friends" hour two starts right now. ♪ >> all right. good morning, everybody. let's get right to the top story, hurricane sandy is barreling toward the east coast, and 60
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
arctic cold front from the west. add in the jet stream and sandy is a superstorm. >> this storm is going to be destructive, historic and unfortunately, life-threatening. >> and we've got to talk about wind and rain from this storm, first. those are first the likely things that will cause the most damage early on in this storm. a quick look at its windfield. we'll show you is this not a coastal system. watch this thing come onshore and it spreads winds all the way in, look at that, chicago, you're getting winds. down south, atlanta you'll be feeling winds from the storm. take a look at the rainfall. again, this is not just the coastal storm. the heaviest rain is where the storm will come on shore. in that says, 6 to 12 inches of rain. that's exactly where ginger zee is this morning right on the shore in atlantic city. the exact spot that forecasters expect the storm will come on. ginger. >> that's right, sam, this storm is 250 miles away from us. it will be ground zero tonight when it comes onshore tonight. imagine, though, four to eight-foot wall of water, add 10 to 20-foot waves,
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
construction crane that was nearly destroyed by hurricane sandy. the superstorm left the crane dangling precariously above midtown manhattan forcing the entire city block to be evacuated for days. workers hoping they can skurp the crane enough so that residents will be able to return home and businesses will be able to reopen on monday. >>> a new york city family's worst nightmare took another turn saturday night. a trusted nanny charged with stabbing their two young children to death last month. they charge d 50-year-old orteg with the death of lucia and her brother in their upper west side apartment. >>> people are digging deep to help the victims of hurricane sandy. they raised nearly $23 million for the red cross. it says the website and phone traffic have exceeded that of other telethons supporting the organization over the past five years. there's still time to donate. many ways to help including texting the word red cross to 90999 to make a $10 donation. >>> big bird got a big boost in the nation's capital on saturday. hundreds of people gathered on washington's national mall for
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 1:05am PDT
: after 30 years of covering storms, there was no doubt in of my mind that sandy was going to be the superstorm predicted, simply because no super-charged hybrid storm like this had ever made landfall. it was a hurricane wrapped in a nor'easter. we are standing as the rolling water laps over the edge. there is already a white kapp. i knew there would be serious flooding by the next high tide. you can't see the edge of the fence. i can't get there anyway. that means the water is about this high there. just after 10:00 monday night, i was stunned to realize the extent of that flooding. there we were, all surrounded by water now trapped on an island inside an island, looking for a way to get out. first driving south, then east, and then north, only to find a blockade of water at every turn. we had no choice but to retreat to the highest possible spot and wait out the night. we were lucky. the water went down in a matter of hours and we were able to get out. frl others who have suffered the the effect of sandy, the way to be clear of those effects will be much longer. sam champion, abc n
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
evacuate low- lying areas. >> our team coverage of hurricane sandy and the superstorm continues this morning tucker barnes and gwen talbert have the latest on the storm's track as we go to break. important information if you plan to fly today. air lanes serving reagan national and dulles international have canceled most flights for today. bwi is reporting very limited operations. passengers are being urged to check their flight status with their airline before you head out the door. we are coming back in just a moment. anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. athat's what the plan geor
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
sandy. two of the three major airports serving the area, kennedy and newark, will start to reopen today. they'll have limited service this morning. the superstorm created a worldwide ripple effect for many travelers. many are still stranded overseas. let's check in with nbc's michelle kuzinsky. she is monitoring those this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: hi. we expect the situation to improve some today, but it has been slow going. we just got this number from heathrow that 54 cancellations are in effect right now from here. that's a high number considering that on monday it was about the same number of cancellations then while the storm was about to hit. yesterday that number jumped to nearly 90 cancellations. we're talking, again, just out of heathrow. other airports around the world are seeing cancellations also. frankfurt, germany, 15 flights canceled today to and from the united states. the result has been -- although we don't have exact numbers, thousands of americans thought to be stranded in various cities around the world. thousands of people also stuck on the u.s. s
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: forecasters predict sandy could merge with winter weather systems to become a superstorm. causing massive power outages and flooding in major cities along the east coast. here in new york city, people are still enjoying a typical fall day on coknee island but -- coney island but by this time sunday the wind and rain will be here. the family dressed up to celebrate halloween on the boardwalk just in case sandy washes out the holiday. >> on wednesdays -- the least chance of rain and hopefully it will hold out and let them go trick-or-treating. >> reporter: but the national hurricane center says it could linger over the week. rankle pinkston, cbs news, coney island, new york. >> in the caribbean, at least 58 people are now dead. thousands of homes were destroyed or heavily damage. . jamaica, cuba and the bahamas took direct hits from the storm but the majority of the deaths is in haiti. also impacting the race for the white house. republican nominee mitt romney and vice president joe biden scrapped political appearances in virginia beach. the storm is interrupting some schedules at a
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> hurricane sandy staying on a predicted path towards washington, baltimore, philadelphia and new york. meteorologist christina loren says that storm is on a collision course with two other weather systems, expected to create a superstorm with the potential for havoc over 800 miles from the east coast all the way to the great lakes. nearly 400,000 people have actually left new york city. subways, bridges, items in and out of manhattan are closed. scott mcgrew continues our coverage. scott, for the first time in more than a decade, exchanges are shut down as well. >> that's right. the last time was the september 11th attacks, so pretty good indication of how serious sandy is. the new york stock exchange, the nasdaq came to an agreement last night, late last night, to close today, possibly tomorrow as well. the people you see here, the market makers on the floor of the new york stock exchange, just simply can't make it into work today because as laura points out, there are no trains moving in new york city. now, truth be told, in 2012 most trades are electronic, they don't involve human
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 2:30pm PDT
team's record winning streak. a superstorm could hit the u.s. east coast in the next 12 hours. >> hurricane sandy is preparing to make landfall. forecasters say it is on track to combine with an oncoming cold front. >> new york city has come to a standstill. officials have shut down public transport, schools, and the stock exchange. >> the national hurricane service says the storm and is gaining strength as it turns toward the coast. >> in norfolk, va., hurricane sandy is hitting the coast with strong winds and heavy rains. some areas are already under water. even though the full force of the storming is yet to come. in ocean city, md., the first signs of the approaching storm can also be felt. authorities have closed the city's beach. >> this is a big one. it is supposed to be huge. everybody is supposed to evacuate from 17th street down. >> this is almost a ghost town. the residents have either left or barricaded themselves inside their homes. only a couple of daring beachgoers remain. >> [no audio] >> further north, in new york, preparations have been underway for days. peo
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
hurricane sandy. disturbing surveillance video shows a new york man being attacked during the superstorm. the 20-year-old man had been rushing home during the worst of the storm when a group of five men tripped him and just began beating him. the thieves made off with a phone and $40. unreal. >>> well, two astronauts took a walk outside the international space station thursday to fix a leaky radiator system. it took them 5 1/2 hours to successfully reroute ammonia cooling lines. just hours before the orbiting lab had to be moved to avoid a piece of space junk. and here's a fun tidbit for you. nasa says the astronauts warmed up for the walk by dancing to madonna's "vogue." bill does that every morning in the makeup room. >>> so do you pay attention to those in-flight safety briefing before you take off? we didn't think so. and air new zealand wants to change that so they released a new video to celebrate the premiere of "the hobbit" later this month using characters from the film as passengers. and the director of "the hobbit," peter jackson, even makes a surprise cameo. not to worry, all
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, it could be a sequel to the perfect storm. hurricane sandy begins merging with a polar air mass to create a kind of superstorm not seen on the east coast in two decades. the east coast in two decades. reports from chip reid and meteorologist david bernard. the economy picks up steam, but is it enough to get unemployment the election.
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